Odd game selection

#1 Posted by GradiusCat (23 posts) -

Am I the only one who thinks that the choices of games in this pack are a tad weird. Like MvC1 is a good pick (love the game, personally think its better than 2). But Marvel super heroes as the other? Don't get me wrong it's a great game but why not Street Fighter vs X-men or Street Fighter vs Marvel Super Heroes? Why not go even deeper and put in X-men: Children of the Atom?

#2 Posted by JJOR64 (18893 posts) -

@GradiusCat said:

Am I the only one who thinks that the choices of games in this pack are a tad weird. Like MvC1 is a good pick (love the game, personally think its better than 2). But Marvel super heroes as the other? Don't get me wrong it's a great game but why not Street Fighter vs X-men or Street Fighter vs Marvel Super Heroes? Why not go even deeper and put in X-men: Children of the Atom?

For the games with X-men in the title, I believe it's due to some rights issues. I think Activision has the rights to anything with X-men in the title of it.

#3 Edited by TechHits (1365 posts) -

@GradiusCat: Most likely because Marvel wants this game to advertise the blueray release of Avengers. Having an X-Men game in the mix does them no good.

#4 Posted by I_Stay_Puft (2955 posts) -

This looks like a quick cash grab, sure they added the Third Strike extras to it but I can't really get around grabbing this just to play these two games. If anything they should of done this to the Marvel vs Capcom 2 HD release back in 09'. Btw any truth to the rumors that they're releasing an hd remix of MvC2 I swore I saw some concept art from Udon floating around the internet of the Hulk, Captain America and other characters from the game.

#5 Posted by ArbitraryWater (11423 posts) -

It's because they're too lazy to go ask SNK Playmore if they can re-release Capcom vs SNK 2 on XBLA even though that game would be a far more interesting release than either of the ones in this package. I guess I always assumed that Marvel vs Capcom 2 made all previous games in the series irrelevant.

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#6 Posted by LegendaryChopChop (1169 posts) -

Marvel Superheroes is an amazing game and was one of my first arcade fighters I really felt I got "good" at.

I'm glad it's getting recognition finally in a redone release, even if it is more or less just out to capitalize on the widely-popular Marvel name now.

#7 Posted by TeflonBilly (4713 posts) -

Nice enough collection. The Third Strike challenges do add a lot of replay value. Do feel that it should've included Marvel Super Heroes vs Street Fighter though. I had the gimped version on PS1 and always wanted an arcade perfect port of it. Would've fit in thematically too.

Then when the next X-Men movie comes out they can try to cash in by having a collection with X-Men: Children Of The Atom and X-Men vs Street Fighter. I'd buy that too.

I really wish they could make kissy with SNK and release a collection of Capcom vs SNK, Capcom vs SNK 2 and SVC: Chaos

I'm a sucker for these collections. Hell I'd probably pick up an Alpha or Darkstalkers collection too. Capcom are sitting on a veritable goldmine that would be nice to see have some care into it's restoration and release.

I don't want full HD Remixes though. I never much cared for SSF2THDR, but all the work that was put into the new version of Third Strike was great.

#8 Posted by TeflonBilly (4713 posts) -

I blew up my import Saturn when I'd set the power convertor to the wrong voltage :(

And worst of all it was cause I was playing Sonic R!

I always wanted to get that RAM expansion cartridge for it cause it would make all the 2D fighters near arcade perfect. The PS1 version of most CPS2 fighters were supposed to be really gimped in comparison

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